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World Grand Prix 2002 Match Results

Week 1 / 12-14 July

Pool A - Japan

Brazil beat Germany 3-2 (25-19, 25-22, 19-25, 19-25, 15-8) - duration 2:00
12-Jul, start time: 16:00, end time: 18:00 - Attendance: 876
New BRA team got the first victory in 2002 World Grand Prix in Tokyo
The game BRA vs GER was the fight between the height of GER and combination and sharp spikes of BRA. New BRA team won the first international match in 2002 World Grand Prix over GER.
Japan beat Thailand 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-13) - duration 1:06
12-Jul, start time: 18:35, end time: 19:41 - Attendance: 1,550
JPN showed their teamwork to gain the first victory in 2002 World Grand Prix.
JPN showed their superiority in the speed services, the spike combination offenses and gained the first victory over THA in 2002 World Grand Prix.
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Brazil beat Thailand 3-1 (25-21, 25-27, 25-22, 27-25) - duration 1:57
13-Jul, start time: 13:30, end time: 15:27 - Attendance: 1,555
BRA struggled with mistakes, but won the second victory with slight difference from THA.
BRA showed both good combination plays and easy mistakes. While BRA struggled with mistakes, THA challenged to the world's best 4 team and played very well. The difference of the experience gets the advantage for BRA to win.
Germany beat Japan 3-0 (25-20, 25-19, 25-21) - duration 1:12
13-Jul, start time: 16:03, end time: 17:15 - Attendance: 3,665
GER won the match with their advantage of heights over JPN.
GER utilized their advantage of heights very well for spikes and blocks and won the first victory in 2002 World Grand Prix.
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Germany beat Thailand 3-0 (25-17, 25-21, 25-15) - duration 1:17
14-Jul, start time: 13:30, end time: 14:47 - Attendance: 1,178
GER grabbed 2nd victory with their good reception and teamwork for offence.
GER gained 2nd victory over THA with composure, and they were good at service and attack reception and teamwork for offenses. GER used various combination offenses and soft attacks as they like.
Brazil beat Japan 3-0 (26-24, 25-20, 27-25) - duration 1:23
14-Jul, start time: 16:03, end time: 17:26 - Attendance: 4,010
BRA worked out very well to win 3-0 over JPN.
BRA kept very good fighting spilit and maneuverability of their team formation all the time and win the match 3-0 over JPN.
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Pool B - China

Russia beat U.S.A. 3-2 (25-23, 12-25, 25-23, 22-25, 15-9) - duration 1:49
12-Jul, start time: 16:00, end time: 17:49 - Attendance: 3,500
Russia won the match: 25-23;12:25;25:23;22;25;15:9
Although with their intense defence and well-organzised combination, USA lost the game in the narrow gap.

China beat Cuba 3-0 (25-15, 25-23, 25-18) - duration 1:10
12-Jul, start time: 19:35, end time: 20:45 - Attendance: 6,500
China beat Cuba by 3-0 ( 25: 15, 25:23, 25:18)

China controlled the play completely with their successful block , brilliant combination, quick and hard spike. Cuba lost the game by 0-3.




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Russia beat Cuba 3-1 (14-25, 25-18, 25-16, 25-20) - duration 1:34
13-Jul, start time: 15:40, end time: 17:14 - Attendance: 3,000
Russia took this match 3-1(14-25, 25-18, 25-16, 25-20) from Cuba
The player's height of Russian team helped them to win the game. They controlled all the pace of this match.

China beat U.S.A. 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-17) - duration 1:06
13-Jul, start time: 19:35, end time: 20:41 - Attendance: 6,500
China beat USA 3-0 (25:19, 25:17, 25:17)
The successful block and brilliant attack made Chinese team dominated all the match. They gave their opponent USA little chance.

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U.S.A. beat Cuba 3-1 (21-25, 25-18, 28-26, 25-18) - duration 1:42
14-Jul, start time: 15:55, end time: 17:37 - Attendance: 2,800
USA beat Cuba 3-1(21-25, 25-18, 28-26, 25-14 )
USA won this match by utilizing Cuban single attack-landing as well as their brilliant blocking.

Russia beat China 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 25-22) - duration 1:09
14-Jul, start time: 19:35, end time: 20:44 - Attendance: 7,000
China was beaten by Russia 0-3 (19:25, 19:25, 22:25)
The accurate first pass, brilliant block, usually used open attack helped Russsia to control all sets of this match.China didn't find a good way to break Russia team's attack. Russia won this match.

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